Turkey Berry
Solanum torvum Sw.Solanaceae

common name synonyms: Prickly Solanum, Fausse Aubergine, Devil's Fig, Kausoni

scientific name synonyms: S. ficifolium

subclass: Dicotyledoneae

superorder: Asteridae

order: Solanales

growth form: tree, shrub, subshrub

life history: perennial

level of invasiveness: benign

weedy in native range: Yes

noxious weed in the u.s.: Yes

type of introduction: Accidental

number of vectors: 1.0

introduced range: Britain?

native range: North America, South America

notes: not in Flora Europaea; invasive in Australia and in Pacific; weed in Mauritius, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, US, etc.

invasiveness notes: benign

Credits: Credits: (c) 2001-2006 J. Forman Orth